An 80 mm RFT Refractor

  • Stephen Tonkin
Part of the Practical Astronomy book series (PATRICKMOORE)


This telescope is typical of many shoestring projects in that the inspiration comes from the serendipitous discovery of an important component; in this instance it is the objective lens. This initial discovery inspires creativity in the adaptation of everyday materials, and so the telescope develops.


Camera Lens Lens Cell Serendipitous Discovery Brass Tube Soil Pipe 
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© Springer-Verlag London 1999

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  • Stephen Tonkin

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